Philippine Coast Guard hosts fellowship reception for U. S. and
Capt. Brian Krautler, U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Stratton's (WMSL 752) commanding officer, speaks to servicemembers from the Japan Coast Guard Vessel Akitsushima (PLH 32) and the Philippine Coast Guard during a fellowship dinner in Manila, Philippines, June 1, 2023. Stratton deployed to the Western Pacific to engage with regional allies and partner nations, reinforcing a rules-based order and maritime governance to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi)

Photo by: Chief Petty Officer Matt Masaschi |  VIRIN: 230601-G-DX668-2017.JPG